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Zambrero's First Grade Wrap up - Round  11

In round 11 of the Zambrero’s 1st grade competition, Charters Towers Bulls locked horns with Brothers on their first Friday night fixture at Mike Carney Toyota Park this season, whilst Defending Premiers Teachers West battled an enthusiastic North Ward team in a high scoring affair in main Saturday game at Hugh St, out of Townsville the Burdekin Canetoads faced an understrength Ross River Redskins team at Casalegno Field in Ayr on Saturday evening.

Rookies2Reds Holiday Clinic - Term 2 

Just a reminder to all, that the Townsville and District Rugby Union will be hosting its second ‘Rookies2Reds’ Holiday Clinics for 2017.

Two clinics will be held on Monday the 26th of June and Tuesday the 27th of June (these school holidays).

Open to boys and girls – between the ages of 5 -11 (regardless of ability).

 

A MESSAGE FROM TDRU PRESIDENT - PETER CAVALLO

Dear Rugby Community

It is with regret that I wish to advise of the passing of TDRU development officer, Connor Morgan on Sunday morning.

Connor was not only a valued member of the TDRU, but also a player with the Brothers Rugby Union Club.

On behalf of the TDRU I wish to extend my condolences to Connor’s family, friends, workmates and team mates in what is a difficult time.

In times like this we ask the rugby union community to band together to offer support to those who need it.

If you know of anybody who is struggling or need of assistance please do not hesitate to contact any of the following organisations.

1. headspace Townsville 
National Youth Mental Health Foundation
www.headspace.org.au/townsville
Direct Tel 07 4799 1799 | Alt. Tel 1800 650 890

2. Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636  have a wealth of resources for people bereaved by suicide, including:

https://www.beyondblue.org.au/the-facts/suicide-prevention/understanding-suicide-and-grief/suicide-and-grief

http://www.livingisforeveryone.com.au/uploads/docs/6280_Bereavement%20Support_QLD_WEB.pdf

3. The Suicide Call Back Service offers a 24/7 helpline as well as 6 counselling sessions over the phone or online, at no cost, to anyone aged over 15 requiring them

https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/

4. Young people aged under 15 can contact Beyond Blue or Kids Helpline www.kidshelp.com.au 1800 55 1800. Beyond Blue recommend pairing young children up with an older person to discuss how they are feeling

5. Lifeline www.lifeline.org.au 1300 789 978

Regards,

Peter Cavallo

President

Townsville & District Rugby Union.

 

 

 

Zambrero's First Grade Wrap up- Round 10

In round 10 of the Zambrero’s A grade competition, Teachers West looked to bounce back after their first loss of the season taking on Burdekin in the early game at Mike Carney Toyota Park. In the later game at Hugh St -Charters Towers, chasing their maiden victory, took on Ross River Redskins in a battle to keep their finals hopes alive while North Ward after back to back wins in previous weeks looked to unsettle Brothers at their first home game of the year to cement their spot in the top 4. 

 

Zambrero's First Grade Wrap up- Round 9

In round 9 of the Zambrero’s A grade competition, Teachers west hosted their first home game at Warrina Park against an improving Brothers side keen to flaw Teachers undefeated run. Charters Towers, chasing their maiden victory, travelled to Casalegno Field to face the Burdekin in their second meeting while North Ward, on the verge of back to back wins, faced Ross River in the lone game at Mike Carney Toyota Park for a top 4 spot.

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